María Victoria has led a life as a widow for 49 June 15, years since her husband Ruben Zepeda Novelo died in 1974. Their marriage lasted 17 years and they welcomed 2 children.
Before Zepeda, Maria was married to a man named Manuel Gomez and their marriage led to Maria’s eldest daughter. The marriage later ended in a divorce.
María Victoria’s love life became public knowledge as a result of her famous career as an actress, singer, and comedian. In her 26 February 1927 96 years, she has featured in films such as Lost Love (1950), Sortilegio (2009), Desencuentro (1997-1998), and Las Mil y una Aventuras del Metro (1993).
In a similar vein, her second husband, Ruben Zepeda was notable as an actor and musician. He died in 1974 but has immortalized his name through his music career in songs such as Wake Up Paloma, Criminal, El Cristo Roto, and Tengo Para Darte.
Who is María Victoria’s Husband?
Rubén Zepeda Novelo and Manuel Gomez were Maria’s husbands. She was married to the two men at different points in her life and the marriages lasted decades.
While Zepeda had a career in the music industry, Gomez led a more quiet life.
Her First Husband was the Father of Her First Child and He Died in 2016
Maria’s first husband, Manuel Gomez is not well-known but according to FamilySearch, he died in 2016.
From Gomez’s marriage to Maria, the former couple had a daughter named Maria Esther “Tete” Gomez. They divorced afterward and the older Maria had sole custody of her daughter.
Maria’s Second Husband was an Announcer and a Musician
Victoria was married to Ruben Zepeda Novelo in 1957. Ruben was a renowned Mexican musician, actor, and announcer with a career as a presenter at Mérida radio stations, XEDA and XEQOY.
He also had a career working with Mexico radio stations XEX and the XEQ.
More into his broadcasting career, he worked for Televista.
Despite his extensive career in years, Ruben is more famous for his career as a singer. He was famous for bringing to light the Yucatecan music.
Some of his notable songs and albums include I Like, Facing, Damned, Morena Linda, Loca Pasion, and Adoro.
Looking into Maria Victoria’s husband’s career as an actor, Ruben played several in films such as La criada bien criada (1972), Los tres calaveras (1965), and Tres palomas alborotadas (1963).
In his personal life, he was born on 31 January 1931, to Pedro Jose Zepeda (father) and Holda Novelo Cuevas (mother). He had 7 siblings – 6 brothers and a sister.
In his later life, Ruben Zepeda Novelo became a father of 2 children from his marriage to Maria. Their marriage lasted 17 years before his sad demise on June 15, 1974.
Following that, his ex-wife never remarried as she stayed a widow for 49 years. She shifted her focus to raising her children and expanding her career.
Meet María Victoria’s Children From Her Two Marriages
The.. year-old Tres Palomas Alborotadas actress has three children – María Esther ‘Teté’ Gómez, Alejandro Zepeda, and Rubén Zepeda.
The three children were born from Maria’s 2 marriages with Gomez and Zepeda.
María Esther ‘Teté’ Gómez Was Born to Maria Victoria and Her First Husband
Victoria’s first child is her daughter, María Esther ‘Teté’ Gómez. She was born to Maria and Manuel Gomez. Tete is also married to a man named Román Uribe.
Tete as she is often called lives a private life and details surrounding her life and career remain a mystery.
Maria Victoria’s Son, Alejandro Zepeda is a Musician
Alejandro Zepeda Cervantes, also known as Alex is Maria’s son with her musician second husband. He is a musician, music producer, composer, music director, arranger, and sound engineer.
He started his career in the music industry at the age of 12 and has since worked with his mother alongside other famous musicians such as Jose Jose, and Daniela Romo.
Alex has also made his influence felt within and outside of Mexico. Some of his notable achievements include working with different artists across the globe. According to his IMDB bio page, Alex wrote the theme song for World Football in 1986 as well as composed the official theme of Pope John Paul II on his last visit to Mexico.
Maria’s Son, Rubén Zepeda Cervantes is a Record Producer and Composer
Rubén Zepeda is one of the two children born to Maria Victoria and Rubén Zepeda Novelo. He was named after his father and like his parents and brother, he is also in the music industry.
Myheritage.com reports that Ruben is a record producer and composer.